How to Pipette: Lab Survival Skills

How to Pipette. This video demonstrates how to use a volumetric pipette as well as a micropipette. I also included a couple of great tables to help you to understand what the numbers in the micropipetter window mean!

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  1. Siyabonga Ntutu
    Siyabonga Ntutu 30 June, 2016, 23:03

    Very useful

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  2. Pratyush anson
    Pratyush anson 30 June, 2016, 23:03

    we still use mouth pipettes

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  3. Tongyu Liu
    Tongyu Liu 30 June, 2016, 23:03

    you really need gloves…….

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  4. clutchisgood
    clutchisgood 30 June, 2016, 23:03

    Good review!

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  5. Erez Simon
    Erez Simon 30 June, 2016, 23:03

    Thank you! very helpful indeed.

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  6. Helen Hom
    Helen Hom 30 June, 2016, 23:03

    Very useful!! Thanks

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  7. Nabilah Hamid
    Nabilah Hamid 30 June, 2016, 23:03

    when sucking the solution up.. you have to start with the plunger down… but do you start from the first resistance or push the plunger all the way down?

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  8. PeriodicJen
    PeriodicJen 30 June, 2016, 23:03

    I don't think it would break the pipette, but your measurement wouldn't be accurate.

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  9. J Adkins
    J Adkins 30 June, 2016, 23:03

    This video was extremely helpful! The tutorial was very concise and informative. Thanks! 🙂

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  10. The0Vivacious
    The0Vivacious 30 June, 2016, 23:03

    But if the pipette was p-1000, and i want to pipette 1000 micro liters then goin past the 1000 would break the device, wouldnt it? @OmahaChemistryTutor

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  11. The0Vivacious
    The0Vivacious 30 June, 2016, 23:03

    Thank you soo much for the video!

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  12. Soph N
    Soph N 30 June, 2016, 23:03

    wish i had seen this before i mad a foool of myself in the lab!!

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  13. OmahaChemistryTutor
    OmahaChemistryTutor 30 June, 2016, 23:03

    When "dialing in" volume for micropipetter, remember to go past the desired value slightly, then dial back. Some mechanical error will be present if you simply dial up to the desired value directly. Good video!

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